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Minnesota National Guard
1st Battalion,
151st Field Artillery


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Soldiers with Battery C, 1st Battalion, 151st Field Artillery conduct a live fire exercise at Camp Ripley, August 7, 2014. Photo by Sgt. 1st Class John Meyer
Unit Information

The 1st Battalion, 151st Field Artillery (1-151 FA) is a Minnesota Army National Guard battalion headquartered in Montevideo. The 1-151 FA provides combatant commanders with a trained and ready force; additionally, the 1-151 FA is prepared to support the State of Minnesota with troops capable of assisting in a disaster.

There are six major units in the 1-151 FA: Headquarters and Headquarters Battery in Montevideo; Battery A in Marshall; Battery B in Madison; Battery C in Ortonville; Battery E in Anoka and the 175th Forward Support Company in Appleton and Morris.

In June 2014, Lt. Col. Patrick D. Cornwell took command of 1-151 FA.


Community Connections

Unit Address: 711 S 17th St, Montevideo MN 56265
Unit Telephone: 320.269.9284
Recruiter Telephone: 320.361.0433 or 1-800-GO-GUARD

Montevideo armory
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Minnesota National Guard Leadership

TAG  CSM
Minnesota Adjutant General Maj. Gen.
Richard C. Nash
Generally Speaking
Senior Enlisted Advisor
Command Sgt. Maj. Douglas Wortham
On Center Ice
Unit Command Structure

Joint Force Headquarters

- 84th Troop Command

- - 1-151 Field Artillery

- - - - HQ & Headquarters Battery

- - - - Battery A

- - - - Battery B

- - - - Battery C

- - - - Battery E

- - - - 175th Forward Support Co.

Unit Leadership

Commander  CSM
Lt. Col.
Patrick Cornwell

Commander,
1-151 FA
Command Sgt. Maj.
James Bentson

CSM,
1-151 FA
Major Unit Equipment

M777 Howitzer

High-Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled vehicle (HMMWWV)

AN/TPQ-37 Firefinder Radar

See the list of major equipment used by the Minnesota National Guard.
Unit Occupational Specialties

13B, Cannon Crewmember

13D, Field Artillery Automated Tactical Data Systems Specialist

13F, Fire Support Specialist

13R, Field Artillery Firefinder RADAR Operator

See the complete list of specialties in the Minnesota National Guard.
Unit Links

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HQ 1-151: 1-151 Field Artillery-Thunder

175th FSC Distro/Maintenance

Staff Sgt. David F. Day

Sgt. Jesse M. Lhotka

1st Lt. Jason G. Timmerman

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Unit Articles

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07/20/2016

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07/02/2015

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01/14/2015

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11/14/2012

Army's 'Big Guns' Train At Camp Ripley
08/03/2012

St. Cloud radio station broadcasts live from Camp Ripley
08/01/2012

Pfarr in charge
04/30/2012

Minnesota Guard combatives team excels at Army-wide championship
07/23/2011

Minnesota Guard artillery Soldiers secure Minot during flood operations
07/19/2011

MN National Guard Helps With ND Flooding
07/14/2011

1st Battalion, 151st Field Artillery Change of Command
08/10/2010

1st Battalion, 151st Field Artillery reintegrates
08/08/2010

1st Battalion, 151st Field Artillery Official Welcome Home Celebration and Change of Command
08/03/2010

30-Day Reintegration Event for E Battery, 151st Field Artillery
06/18/2010

They're home! 1st Battalion 151st Field Artillery Soldiers welcomed home
04/08/2010

1st Battalion, 151st Field Artillery Soldiers return to Minnesota
04/01/2010

E Battery, 151st Field Artillery returns to Minnesota
03/30/2010

151st Field Artillery almost home
03/27/2010

1st Battalion, 151st Field Artillery Completes Mission in Iraq
03/26/2010

151st troops near home stretch of deployment
02/26/2010

1st Battalion, 151st Field Artillery Provides Teleconference Update on Iraq Deployment
02/24/2010

Mother accepts diploma for deployed Minnesota Soldier
12/15/2009

Support and Sacrifice
04/05/2009

Communities gather to send off Soldiers of the 1st Battalion, 151st Field Artillery
04/05/2009

4 Guard Deployment Ceremonies Held In Minn.
04/04/2009

560 National Guard Soldiers get raucous sendoff
04/04/2009

Send-off for Marshall Guard members is Saturday
04/02/2009

Minnesota National Guard hosts four more Deployment Ceremonies for 1st Battalion, 151st Field Artillery
04/02/2009

Anoka-based National Guard members deploy
03/31/2009

Guard troops, families honored at deployment ceremony
03/28/2009

Minnesota National Guard hosts first three Deployment Ceremonies for 1st Battalion, 151st Field Artillery
03/26/2009

Another Minnesota National Guard unit is preparing for deployment to Iraq.
03/12/2009

82 more Guard members to head for Iraq
03/12/2009

Minnesota National Guard announces upcoming deployment for 82 Soldiers
03/11/2009

 
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